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furosemide

noun fu·ro·se·mide \fy-ˈrō-sə-ˌmīd\

Definition of FUROSEMIDE

:  a powerful diuretic C12H11ClN2O5S used especially to treat edema and hypertension

Origin of FUROSEMIDE

furfural + -o- + sulf- + -emide, probably alteration of amide
First Known Use: 1965

furosemide

noun fu·ro·se·mide \fy-ˈrō-sə-ˌmīd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FUROSEMIDE

:  a powerful diuretic C12H11CIN2O5S used especially to treat edema—called also frusemide, fursemide; see lasix

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